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Relocating Squirrels?

Let's face it,

they are amazing little creatures but

we don't want them living in our attic

and waking us up at 4:30 in the morning,

do we?

So what do you do?

Well, first and foremost,

buy a squirrel house on Amazon,

make sure it has at least 2 holes in it,

they need an emergency exit

in case of predators visiting them.

While you're there,

get some unshelled hazel and/or walnuts,

more on that later...

Next up is timing.

I wouldn't do it in the winter, spring or fall,

as winter is hard to adjust to and

spring and fall is mating season.

So, summer time it is.

I would do it early morning, human morning,

not 4:30 squirrel morning 😂

That way they have a whole day to find

and manage their new home.

Take everything they have

and put it in the squirrel box,

find a big old tree near by,

with thick bark for easy climbing,

put it as high as you can.

The house needs to be facing north, to avoid direct sunlight,

you don't want to cook the babies in the summer.

It needs to be at least 3 meters above ground, or 10 feet.

Minimum hole size:

6cm/2,5in to a maximum of 10cm/4in wide.

Do this when the squirrel is away,

as they can be very protective of their dray

and you could get seriously hurt.

Use some single use gloves

and double the layer to avoid putting

your scent too much on their stuff.

Now put some of those unshelled nuts

in their new home, as a formal apology

for disturbing their home 😊

They'll forgive you 😉

Good luck and if you have any questions,

feel free to reach out to me

on any of our social media accounts.

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